The Auburn Police Division s Patrol Section is operated by the Auburn Public Safety Department, which also operates administration, communications and fire divisions. The department is a part of the city of Auburn in Alabama. The section conducts house checks in the absence of residences. The Auburn Police Division is a law enforcement agency that offers crime prevention services. It also operates a communications section. The division is responsible for the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. The Auburn Police Division participates in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. It additionally conducts home security surveys. The division oversees the safety and security of citizens and visitors within the community.